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Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children is adapted for film

26 December 2012 Last updated at 04:20 GMT

A cinema adaptation of the Booker Prize-winning novel by Salman Rushdie, Midnight's Children, will be released in Europe on Wednesday.

Directed by Canadian-Indian director Deepa Mehta, the film revolves around Saleem Sinai, who is born on the night India gains independence.

Razia Iqbal reports.